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Visiting Carter Observatory is an experience full of wonder for anyone aged 2-102. First up is a tour of the Big Bang, and if reading lots of labels is too much, there are plenty of buttons to push for audiovisual shows that explain everything.
We're going on a door hunt, but we're not scared... If you look very carefully, tucked away in all sorts of places, you will find doors, beautiful, little doors... Imagination Doors!
Clean, colourful and fun for the whole family, jump is an indoor playground with bouncy castles and inflatable bubble balls.
A vintage tram operates from MacKay’s Crossing entrance, travelling 1.85 km to Whareroa Beach and playground area.
The Miniature railway located at Marine Gardens Raumati Beach is a great form of entertainment for both young and old.
We cater for individuals, families and small groups, running anything from half hour sessions to whatever you require. Contact us to arrange a demonstration or session. This is the best way to experience blokart sailing and the best place to come and try before you buy. You’ll be guaranteed to depart with the blokart grin.
A unique opportunity to have hands on experience related to natural history of New Zealand. Bird and eel feeding, lakes, picnic area, lookout tower and extensive walks through native bush. See the Kiwi, Tuatara, Silver Fern, Kea, Kaka, Tui
Steam Incorporated is an Incorporated Society dedicated to the restoration to full working order of ex-New Zealand Government Railways locomotives and rolling stock for operation on the Tranz Rail-owned railway lines of New Zealand. The Society is based at the coastal town of Paekakariki, where its primary purpose is to rebuild and maintain heritage railway equipment to the high standard required for main-line operation.